Railways Emergency Recovery Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 22 Jun 1988
Signature Date 11 Aug 1988
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 1991
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 1995
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21030
Commitment U.A 8,745,487.87
Status Completion

Project Objectives

1. The overall aim of the project was to contribute to reducing transport cost in Sudan by improving the operating performance of the Sudan Railways Corporation (SRC) and thereby making rail transportation more efficient. 2. The specific objectives of the project were to : (i) arrest further deterioration of the operating performance of SRC; (ii) improve utilization of SRC's the existing capacity ; (iii) restructure SRC as a financially sound and economically efficient provider of transportation. The ADF component of the project will contribute towards improvement of motive power, rolling stock availability and reduction of freight wagons turn-around time, and reduced operating costs of locomotives through brake conversion and tracks repair.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Sudan


IATI identifier 46002-P-SD-DC0-003
Last Update 24 Mar 2023


Geographic Location

Country Sudan